International Chief Medical Officer
Mercy Ships

Dr. Peter Linz is a cardiologist who joined Mercy Ships in 2012 after completing a 30 year career in the US Navy. He has extensive experience in medical education, clinical research, and humanitarian medicine. In 2008 as Director of Medical Operations aboard the US Navy Hospital Ship USNS Mercy, he helped lead a combined military and civilian NGO multi-national crew on a six month humanitarian assistance mission to five nations in Southeast Asia which performed over 1,350 surgeries and treated over 90,000 patients. Dr. Linz is a past Governor of the American College of Cardiology.